(210 ILCS 47/3-108)
Cooperation with State agencies.
The Department shall coordinate the functions within State government affecting facilities licensed under this Act and shall cooperate with other State agencies which establish standards or requirements for facilities to assure necessary, equitable, and consistent State supervision of licensees without unnecessary duplication of survey, evaluation, and consultation services or complaint investigations. The Department shall cooperate with the Department of Human Services in regard to facilities containing more than 20% of residents for whom the Department of Human Services has mandated follow up responsibilities under the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act.
The Department shall cooperate with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in regard to facilities where recipients of public aid are residents.
The Department shall immediately refer to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (as successor to the Department of Professional Regulation) for investigation any credible evidence of which it has knowledge that an individual licensed by that Department has violated this Act or any rule issued under this Act.
The Department shall enter into agreements with other State Departments, agencies or commissions to effectuate the purpose of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10